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Back Exercises: Back Press

Do this exercise on your hands and knees. Keep your knees under your hips and your hands under your shoulders. Keep your spine in a neutral position (not arched or sagging). Be sure to maintain your neck’s natural curve.

  • Tighten your abdominal and buttocks muscles to press your back upward. Let your head drop slightly.

  • Hold for 5 seconds. Return to starting position.

  • Repeat 5 times.

 

Online Medical Reviewer: Evans, Ben, PT
Online Medical Reviewer: Khan, A Shabi, MD
Last Review Date: 10/6/2011
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